Occupational Therapist - Grade One (As per award)

Job posted: 11/06/2021
Applications close: 27/06/2021 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | East Gippsland

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: VG/BRHS/CSS/1541403

Reference: VG/BRHS/CSS/1541403

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | East Gippsland

BRHS is based in a beautiful part of Victoria on the Gippsland Lakes. This role will enable you to pursue your career goals whilst enjoying a fantastic work/life balance as part of a friendly, regional community. BRHS is East Gippsland’s largest healthcare provider and employer offering a rewarding work environment providing challenge, variety and a range of new opportunities.

Ongoing, Part Time, 64.0 hours per fortnight                                            

A fantastic opportunity exists for a Grade One Occupational Therapist to join our friendly and supportive multidisciplinary team.  This is a great chance to enjoy a rotational role providing variety and an array of learning opportunities to support your skill development.  New graduates are encouraged to apply for this role and will commence at Year 3 classification due to our regional location. 

The Position:

In this role you will have the opportunity to enjoy rotations in either Outpatients; Inpatient rehabilitation and GEM; or the Inpatient acute wards.  You will provide therapy for consumers that promotes, maintains and assists recovery and independence in all aspects of daily living, at home, work, and in the community, as well as supporting the multidisciplinary team to embed innovative models of care.  With a strong departmental focus on professional development and peer support, you will consolidate and extend your Occupational Therapy skills in a professional environment. 

The Team:

Our Allied Health team is driven to embed innovative models of care that aim to provide holistic care with a strong focus on client engagement.  Our Occupational Therapy team comprises a Team Leader, Grade One and Two Therapists and is supported by a team of Allied Health Assistants. Our close-knit team will provide a supportive and social environment to assist your transition to BRHS. 

What you need:

  • A tertiary degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Sound knowledge and experience in one or more of the areas of acute inpatients and inpatient rehabilitation/GEM or community/outpatient rehabilitation.
  • Well-developed, clear and concise communication skills, which promote client and service interests.
  • A positive manner with the capacity to work collaboratively and cooperatively in a team environment.
  • Ability to research and apply evidence based practice.

Please refer to the position description for other key selection criteria requirements.

Why should you Apply?

This is a diverse and rewarding position with opportunities to experience a range of OT settings and contribute to departmental initiatives.  You will enjoy being part of our close-knit team and relish a great work/life balance living in a stunning part of Victoria near the Gippsland Lakes, 90 mile beach, the high country and snowfields.  A great location, especially if you enjoy the great outdoors!


Contact: Danielle Thompson, Grade 2 Occupational Therapist or Deborah Eveleigh, General Manager, Allied & Community Health on 03 5150 3388.


Applications are to include a covering letter, resume and response to the key selection criteria as listed in the position description and be submitted by selecting “Apply Now” below.

To be submitted by: Sunday 27th June 2021

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Occupational Therapist - Grade One (As per award)

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

As per award


Danielle Thompson, Grade 2 Occupational Therapist | 03 5150 3388

Occupational Therapist - Grade One (As per award)